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from your 24 hour news source, this is ??? . "i guarantee whatever it is it's not going to make any damn sense to any of us." " des moines area police say they don't know if they'll ever fully understand why a man allegedly ambushed and killed two officers wednesday. proceedings underway. michael greene is now facing charges for the shooting deaths of the two des moines area policemen. a close friend of michael greene could have led him down a dark path. good friday morning! it's 4:30 on november 4th. here's a live look at the city cam. first, meteorologis t kaj o'mara has your first alert forecast, kaj... plan on a spectacular fall day. highs will generally range from the mid-60s towards dubuque to around 70 from a waterloo to quad cities line and southwest, including waterloo, cedar rapids, and iowa city. it'll be hard to
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will arrive later monday, though it'll be moisture starved and only capable of an isolated shower by monday night. next week will be a continuation of mild and dry conditions. have a great weekend!today: sunny. wind: sw 5-10. high: 70 tonight: mostly clear. wind: sw 5-10. low: 45 tomorrow: mostly sunny. wind: sw 5-15. high: 68 tom. night: mostly clear. wind: sw 5-10. low: 45 thanks kaj. the man who police say shot and killed two des make his first court appearance this morning. scott greene is facing 2 counts
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the 46-year-old urbandale man spent the night in polk county jail. he is being held without bond until he goes before a judge at 8:30 this morning. a des moines police chief says he thinks there was no justification for the killings. "i won't try to reason or make sense of this, this is calculated murder, there's no if ands or buts about it. it was cowardly in every sense of the word, from the way it was carried out to the way it ended. " police say greene ambushed des moines police sergeant anthony beminio in separate attacks early wednesday morning. greene turned himself in about 8 hours after the shootings. a search dog found the 22- caliber rifle that police say greene used. both des moines and urbandale police said people in their cities are struggling to comprehend all of this. ""nobody deserved this. tony and justin did not deserve this, the des moines police dept. and the urbandale police dept. did not deserve this, the communities that we protect and represent did not deserve this, but most importantly, there are two families that have
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we've also learned that a judge ordered scott greene to be out of his mother's home just hours before the attack. court documents allege he committed elder abuse against his mother by hitting her and financially exploiting her. family has announced funeral arrangements for officer martin. visitation is from 4 to 8 monday at the south calhoun middle school will be at 11-40 tuesday morning at the middle school. governor branstad has ordered flags to fly at half staff on the days of sergeant beminio and officer martin's funerals. police expect to announce funeral arrangements for sergeant beminio sometime today. " i cant even imagine. this is the only thing i know. i want you guys to be hydrated and not hungry/ i want you to go home to your families, and i want my dad to come home... " courtney bach lives a few
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urbandale officer justin martin was killed. she says she went to the grocery store and grabbed items she thought the officers could use. the emotional interaction between bach and a des moines area police officer following wednesday shootings has touched people all over the world... the video now has over nine million views. bach says there are some things she thinks people can take "to be kind to be helpful, because any little step...will make a world of difference..and i just wish and pray that people will just be kind.. " bach says her emotions were especially intense because her own father is a des moines police captain. a close friend of scott greene says the attacks were completely out of character. ronald williams jr. says he was friends with greene for 26 years.
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but their friendship grew after greene left that job in 2004. now, he says he's struggling to understand what put his friend and father of four on this path. ""you think you've known someone for 26 years you wouldn't think somebody would ever do this. you don't know what happens to people's brains, you don't know what happens in people's hearts to make them change, don't know." " michael says greene had depress a group is announcing plans to raise money for the families of officer justin martin and sergeant tony beminio. the tunnel to towers foundation was first started in memory of the first responders that died in the september 11th attacks. today, the organization is announcing a plan to help the des moines area officers' families. in the past, tunnel to towers has paid off mortgages and assisted with a family's housing needs. 14 people are graduating from
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the 44th academy includes graduates from the cedar rapids, north liberty, and tipton police departments. others will graduate from the cedar rapids fire department and the department of corrections. today's ceremony is at 1 p-m at the ushers ferry historic village lodge. non-profit groups helping people who are homeless in dubuque are picking up the slack that one group left behind. back in july, project concern closed its doors. kcrg tv-9's allison wong tells us how these organizations are filling the gaps. "allison wong - united way of dubuque noticed gap project concern left. so it's working to help fill those gaps." the united way gave the group, east central development corporation, a grant of 20-thousand dollars. that group has taken over a program that project concern once provided. one that helps people find permanent housing. "amanda hohmann, case worker, ecdc - we use the housing first model where we put them, we get them housed and then look at the support services the help maintain the housing." support services include
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resume, or get utility bills in their name. "allison wong - united way of dubuque is also partnering with operation new view to continue the foster grandparent program, which pairs elderly with low-income kids. in dubuque, allison wong, kcrg tv-9 news." two people died in a violent crash on county home road - north of cedar rapids - yesterday and 3 others have life- threatening injuries. the crash happened around 4 p-m yesterday at the intersection of county home road and north troy road. that is about two miles east three vehicles were involved in what was apparently a chain reaction crash. the linn county sheriff's office says a pick-up rear-ended a car, pushing that car into another pick-up. 5 people were in the car -- that was the second vehicle. 2 people in the car died and the other 3 are now at uihc with life-threatening injuries. the drivers of the 2 pick- up trucks were not injured. in a tv-9 follow-up this morning.. family members say the man cedar rapids police
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37-year-old jerime mitchell during a traffic stop near coe college early tuesday morning. police say there was a struggle and the officer fired a weapon, hitting mitchell in the neck. a brother-in-law told tv9 mitchell is in critical condition. but he was more alert and watched the world series on t-v wednesday. a family spokesperson says they are not endorsing any protests or public vigils connected to his case. governor branstad and lieutenant governor kim reynolds were among hundreds to attend a rapids last night. they talked with up-and- coming entrepreneur s and encouraged them to pursue their ideas at the iowa accelerator event. afterward, six teams gave a pitch for their businesses. those plans ranged from a fashion line to making bicycling safer. two new parents and cubs fans are happy their little bundle of joy was born close to the world series. now, they're honoring their team through their baby's name. rizzo would be a cool name
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but right now, here's a look at today's opening farm markets. good morning! it's ---. plan on a spectacular fall day.
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towards dubuque to around 70 from a
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including waterloo, cedar rapids, and iowa city. it'll be hard to find a cloud over the next 48 hours. our next front will arrive later monday, though it'll be moisture starved and only capable of an isolated shower by monday night. next week will be a continuation of mild and dry conditions. have a great weekend!today: sunny. wind: sw 5-10. wind: sw 5-10. low: 45 tomorrow: mostly sunny. wind: sw 5-15. high: 68 tom. night: mostly clear. wind: sw 5-10. low: 45 thanks kaj. plan on a spectacular fall day. highs will generally range from the mid-60s towards dubuque to around 70 from a waterloo to quad cities line and southwest,
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city. it'll be hard to find a cloud over the next 48 hours. our next front will arrive later monday, though it'll be moisture starved and only capable of an isolated shower by monday night. next week will be a continuation of mild and dry conditions. have a great weekend!today: sunny. wind: sw 5-10. high: 70 tonight: mostly clear. wind: sw 5-10. low: 45 tomorrow: mostly sunny. wind: sw 5-15. high: 68 tom. night: mostly clear. wind: sw 5-10. low: 45
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field in chicago this celebration parade starts this morning at wrigley field at 10 a-m. the cubs' world series win inspired one cedar rapids couple when it came to naming their newborn baby girl. bracy "wriglee" angle was born
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cody and kylie, were hoping her birth would come during the world series so they could give her a name based on the cubs' run. they waited till after the cubs' win to pick her middle name. "18:27:25 we had a lot of family members who thought we were holding out on them... we weren't. we were waiting on the outcome. we came in monday night with a list of half a dozen names and started narrowing it down. and as of 1:30 this morning we came up with miss bracy wriglee angle" cody's middle name is lee, so the baby's middle name is wrig-lee, spelled l-e-e. voting ends today for november's student of the month. those finalists are 13 year-old brynnley baxa of lisbon. 17-year-old ryan adams is from independence. and jonathan wisner , a senior at linn mar high school. you can vote by going to kcrg
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we have a warning this morning about a scam that could have you buying gift cards when you don't need to. the f-c-c says it's especially targeting seniors. that's in today's tech
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trump and a handful of their surrogates are fanning out across battleground states. election day, both bringing out family members -- and even entertainers -- anything to bring out their base. with the finish-line in sight, melania trump took to the podium in her first solo campaign stop-- sot melania today: he certainly knows how to shake things up, doesn't he? appealing to suburban female voters in the battleground state of
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and in arizona, another campaign first.... kaine: buenos tardes phoenix!tim kaine, the democratic vp nominee, delivered a speech entirely in spanish? across the country, surrogates for hillary clinton and donald trump are delivering closing arguments--and adding some star power to the campaign trail... "happy nats" pharell sot:this election is just too important, i couldn't sit on the sidelines and just be quiet." musician pharell appeared with clinton thursday night...today jay-z joins clinton in cleveland, ohio in the final criss- crossing of the nation, the two laying out very different messages. you know when i look at these great admirals and these great generals and these great medal of honor recipients behind me, to think of her being their boss, i don't think so. :"we are standing against the possibility of returning and normalizing discrimination. take it seriously, my friends, because it truly is, it truly is at stake in this election." tag: north carolina got an earful yesterday--th e two speeches you just heard were from dueling rallys in north carolina-- and today they will
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dakota went on lockdown yesterday, as bakken oil pipeline protesters conducted a "sit-in." law enforcement arrested 14 people inside the capitol. members of the group "clergy for standing rock" also joined the demonstration. spiritual leaders from various faiths spent time at the protests, before heading to the state capitol in bismarck. " this isn't something that should be rushed through, but something that they should be listened to and given a chance for the governor to hear and for some decisions to made that would be respectful of the
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after marching around the capitol, some protesters demonstrated outside the governor's mansion, calling for a meeting. the protests at the governor's mansion were peaceful. but law enforcement moved the governor and his wife to another location just in case. 4 protesters sat on the lawn of the mansion. police say they refused to move, despite several warnings that they were trespassing -- so they were arrested. now for a quick chec o o'mara. stay with tv9. it's . now, one last look at this
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plan on a spectacular fall day. highs will generally range from the mid-60s towards dubuque to around 70 from a waterloo to quad cities line and southwest, including waterloo, cedar rapids, and iowa city. it'll be hard to find a cloud over the next 48 hours. our next front will arrive later monday, though it'll be moisture starved and only capable of an isolated shower by monday night. next week will be a continuation of mild and dry conditions. have a great weekend!today: sunny. wind: sw 5-10. high: 70 tonight: mostly clear. wind: sw 5-10. wind: sw 5-15. high: 68 tom. night: mostly clear. wind: sw
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in today's "techbytes," a consumer alert. >> this one involves gift cards that most of us use to redeem online. now scammers call on the phone claiming they're from a government agency like the fbi or irs and demand payment to using gift cards from itunes. >> but government agencies never seek pamtd from gift cards. so >> a wi-fi connected cookie oven. the cookie oven is designed to bake enough cookies for one and has wi-fi capability so you can turn it on before you get home. >> because you don't want excess cookies. that would be bad. >> that would be bad. >> personal transportation. >> it was created by ford engineer and can hold 265 pounds, top speed, 11 miles an hour and can travel some 14
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early morning news. getting a boost from bernie sanders. the vermont senator is rallying iowa voters for hillary clinton today. controversial comment. the linn county auditor is getting criticism for comparing himself to a rape victim in a blog post. a judge's conclusion. a dubuque court decides his daughter needs a new trial. good friday morning! it's 5 o'clock on november 4th. here's a live look at the

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